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Research Seminars in Economics

Every week, the Economics at King's research group organises research seminars in economics.

Bi-weekly research seminars in economics are organised by the Economics Group of King's Business School together with economists at the Department of Political Economy and Department of International Development. 

For questions about this seminar series please contact Leonie Gerhards.

Please see the archives for previous research seminars. 

Economics seminars for the academic year 2021-2022

Semester 1

  • 29 September 2021: Marta Serra-Garcia (UCSD) – “Cognitive Flexibility or Moral Commitment? Evidence of Anticipated Belief Distortion”
  • 13 October 2021: Alex Teytelboym (Oxford) – cancelled
  • 27 October 2021: Eyal Winter (Lancaster University & Hebrew University) – “On Stars and Galaxies: Exploiting Social Influence in Networks”
  • 3 November 2021: Sebastian Stumpner (Banque du France) — "From Macro to Micro: Heterogeneous Exporters in the Pandemic", Bush House (SE)6.04, 12.00-13.00
  • 17 November 2021: Nathan Lane (Oxford) – “Manufacturing Revolutions: Industrial Policy and Industrialization in South Korea”
  • 1 December 2021: Danila Serra (Texas A&M) – “Proud to belong: The impact of ethics training on police officers in Ghana”
  • 15 December 2021: Ben Lockwood (Warwick) – Cancelled

Semester 2

  • 19 January 2022: Alex Teytelboym (Oxford) – “Learning by Matching”
  • 2 February 2022: Abi Adams-Prassl (Oxford) – Cancelled
  • 16 February 2022: Robert Dur (Erasmus University) - “How do voters think about policy experimentation?”
  • 11 March 2022: Gianmarco Leon-Ciliotta (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) – “Authoritarian Policies, Trust and Public Service Utilization: Evidence from a Forced Sterilization Program in Perú”
  • 23 March 2022: Melanie Xue (LSE) – “Women and Asylum”
  • 6 April 2022: Paola Giuliano (UCLA Anderson School of Management) – “The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United States”
  • 20 April 2022: Tim Lee (QMUL) –  “Transforming Institutions: Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth in a Reunified Germany”
  • 4 May 2022: Ghazala Azmat (Sciences Po, Paris) – Cancelled
  • 18 May 2022: Cecilia Garcia Penalosa (Aix-Marseille School of Economics) – “Spreading the polarisation disease: From the labor market to social mobility”

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